Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand
The Professional Voice of Pharmacy
Ko te reo karanga o te roopu Kaitiaki Rongoa

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand is a professional membership based association representing the pharmacy profession.

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Friday Newsroom Latest Edition

16 Aug 2019

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Conference speakers provide insight into the future of pharmacy

16 Aug 2019

The theme for the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand’s 2019 conference held in Auckland on 10th-11th August 2019 was “Towards Integrated Health.”

International guest speakers at the conference Ravi Sharma and Professor Debra Rowett gave conference attendees an insight into how healthcare policy in the UK and Australia is changing and the future roles of pharmacists in integrated healthcare teams. Keriana Brooking from the Ministry of Health also presented an overview of health system improvement and innovation with pharmacy in New Zealand.

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Basic Principles of Islamic Culture – On Demand

The Middle Eastern, Latin American, African and Asian ethnic groups in New Zealand have risen by more than 30% between 2006 – 2013. This course aims to give participants insight into the Islamic culture and how to provide appropriate advice for people with medical conditions observing Ramadan.

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MAVIRET Quality Use of Medicines - On Demand

MAVIRET is a fully funded hepatitis C prescription medicine on the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1st February 2019.

Pharmacists are required to complete the MAVIRET ® Quality Use of Medicines course to be enrolled in the AbbVie Care Pharmacy Programme to order and dispense MAVIRET.

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A Focus on Antimicrobial Stewardship and Resistance - Live Webinar

Antibiotic resistance is a growing health problem around the world.

Join this webinar to learn about the drivers behind antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the consequences of AMR, key mechanisms for transmissible AMR and what we should be doing about it, both in hospitals and the community.

Also learn about the principles of antimicrobial stewardship, including practical evidenced based interventions for hospitals and community settings in New Zealand.

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Vaccine Preventable Disease and Vaccines Update - Live Webinar

Join this webinar to learn about the current measles, meningococcal and influenza situation in New Zealand and vaccines available in New Zealand related to measles and meningococcal disease.Also learn about the timing and importance of pregnancy vaccination and the role of vaccination for family members/close contacts of newborns. The proposed National Immunisation Schedule changes for 2020 will also be discussed.

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